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House Committee on Environmental Affairs - 68th R.S. (1983)

Committee Members
Fred J. Agnich, Chair
Debra Danburg, Vice Chair
Frank Collazo, Jr., Chair - Budget & Oversight
Gordon 'Doc' Arnold
Barry Connelly
Charles Evans
Dudley Harrison
Allen Hightower
El Franco Lee
Charges
• To monitor all activities and have budget oversight responsibilities for those agencies, boards and commissions as listed in Rule 3, Section 10.
• To review methods for enhancing the management and promoting the conservation of the shrimp resource in Texas; suggest any changes needed in areas of Chapter 77 of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Code in which regulatory flexibility could exist relative to biological data gathered and evaluated.
• In cooperation with the House Committee on State Affairs, to study the relevance of alternative forms of ammunition for use in the hunting of waterfowl in Texas; consider the comparative advantages an disadvantages of steel and lead shot, being attentive to the need for effective conservation of Texas wildlife.
• To consider the financial impact of the withdrawal of the Corps of Engineers from their traditional role as recreational providers; determine the role of the private sector in providing recreational opportunities and review methods encouraging greater participation in both profit making and non-profit activities.
• To monitor the implementation and enforcement of SB 94, 68th Legislature, Regular Session, relating to a Uniform Parks and Wildlife Code.
• Review the biennial report of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority.*
* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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